beaver away


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Related to beaver away: eager beaver
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.beaver away - work hard on somethingbeaver away - work hard on something    
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
Translations

w>beaver away

vi (inf)schuften (inf) (→ at an +dat)
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You beaver away in the creative arts - it's so hit and miss - you go from one job to another, every job is different and you hope the work you do is reaching people.
You beaver away in the creative arts - it's so hit-and-miss - you go from one job to another, every job is different and you hope the work you do is reaching people.
Then there are the character actors who beaver away, delivering terrific turns year after year, eventually making the masses realise that they are national treasures.
I have lost count of the number of people I have met or read about here who beaver away behind the scenes doing charity work at their own expense.